|The Ball and the Cross - G. K. Chesterton|
LibriVox recording of The Ball and the Cross, by G. K. Chesterton. Read by Matthew Heckel and Tricia G. The Ball and the Cross is G. K. Chesterton's third novel. In the introduction Martin Gardner notes that it is a "mixture of fantasy, farce and theology." Gardner continues: "Evan MacIan is a tall, dark-haired, blue-eyed Scottish Highlander and a devout Roman Catholic.... James Turnbull is a short, red-haired, gray-eyed Scottish Lowlander and a devout but naive atheist......
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|The Last Man - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley|
LibriVox recording of The Last Man, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. The Last Man is an early post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Mary Shelley, which was first published in 1826. The book tells of a future world that has been ravaged by a plague. The plague gradually kills off all people. Lionel Verney, central character, son of a nobleman who gambled himself into poverty, finds himself immune after being attacked by an infected "negro," and copes with a civilization that is gradually dying...
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